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"this is channel 2 news, coverage you can count on" this morning, a woman is in the hospital... after she struck a concrete overpass on kietzke lane and rolled her pick- up. crews now say the road is open after they were forced to block
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an online service that began here in reno just reached a huge milestone. we'll show you how the service works and why millions of americans have used its technology. and local high school students are heading to las vegas this weekend... to compete for a spot in the national science bowl. ky sisson is live in the newsroom to tell us how these bright teenagers are preparing for the big event. these stories top your news right now at 4:30 a-m. today is wednesday, february 3, 20-16. good morning, i'm john potter. and i'm andi guevara. thanks for starting your day with channel 2 news this morning. let's start with a quick look at the forecast with meteorologist jeff martinez. mostly cloudy this wednesday with a few scattered snow & rain showers by the afternoon. the sierra could see a few inches of evening with little or no accumulations. dry weather takes us through the weekend with highs warming into the 50s!
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new this morning... both northbound lanes of kietzke lane near i-80 were closed for a few hours last night... after a driver crashed into an overpass. it happened at around 10-15... on kietzke lane near i-80. sparks police tell us the driver struck the concrete railway overpass... and rolled her s-u-v. remsa was on scene... and took the driver to a hospital for non- life threatening injuries. sparks police are looking into whether alcohol was a factor in the crash...no word on that yet. crews reopened the road around midnight. turning to crime beat... carson city police have arrested a man they say fled the scene of a fatal hit and run crash last week. the carson city sheriff's office says emergency crews responded
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on the side of the street... around 7-30 p-m last wednesday... at the intersection of hwy 50 east and brown street in carson city. they found the victim... 52-year- old gustova garcia-valdes... unconscious. later... deputies received a tip that garcia-valdes may have been the victim of a hit and run accident... and that the driver of that suspected vehicle was 37-year-old juan pablo rios. investigators say rios told multiple people he had been involved in the crash. garcia-valdes died from his injuries... two days after the hit and run. yesterday the justice court in carson issued a warrant for rios' arrest.... and rios was taken into custody. he is being charged with "failure to stop at the scene of an accident involving personal injury or death." his bail is set at 50 thousand dollars. and an online service that began in reno is celebrating a big milestone.
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alert system... reached 500 million alerts yesterday. here's how it works... you type in your address... and these icons will pop-up... representing crimes... sex offenders... or things like car accidents and fires in your area. it's a free service with millions of users nationwide. the founder calls it a virtual neighborhood watch. keli: "people really love knowing what is going on really close to them, around their home. you feel like you have kind of the inside scoop, you know, 'oh, there was a car break-in around the corner...'" to check out alert id for yourself... head to k-t-v-n-dot- com... we have a link for you there. let's check in with meteorologist jeff martinez for
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weather. good morning, jeff! mostly cloudy this wednesday with a few scattered snow & rain showers by the afternoon. the sierra could see a few inches of snow by this afternoon and evening, making travel difficult. a few rain and snow showers will move through the valleys this afternoon and evening with little or no accumulations. dry weather takes us through the weekend with highs
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time to check out our roadways with r-j in the more f-m traffic center...
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in school watch... the tahoe expedition academy hosted their celebration of learning event last night... where the school's students presented what they're calling "globally-conscious" final projects. students were encouraged to develop a product with a vision of making a difference in the world... and were built over the semester. while some students say they liked the creative thinking and the problem solving...many said it was great to just have some fun. "they have a purpose to this work that they're doing and that is key to sort of this intrinsic motivation they have for learning and we believe it foster's this love of learning for a life time." the tahoe expedition academy has been growing....
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set to establish a multi-million dollar campus outside of truckee in the coming months. three local high schools-- the davidson academy, coral acadaemy, and reno high school will be competing in the regional science bowl competition with high hopes of heading to nationals in washington dc this spring. ky caught up with some of the whiz kids on the reno high school science squad and joins us live in the newsroom. good morning ky. good morning! over thirty high schools from california, nevada and utah will be in las vegas this weekend for the nevada state science bowl to answer some pretty difficult math and science questions. of the three local schools, we caught up with reno high science bowl students who are smart, fast, and competitive even amongst teammates. ohidul mojumder- "if i know and answer and somebody else even if they are on my team gets it. it makes me feel, i should have
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and that is what they say is key to winning--being quick on that buzzer! another strategy the team learned from competing last year is making sure each person has a certain expertise whether it be physics, math, or geology to be able to take on the diversity of questions. their teacher and coach, mr. aaron shoolroy, says the team is especially talented when it comes to the fast-paced buzzing in... aaron shoolroy- "i don't have to teach um to be controlled on the buzzer, they are animals on there man! sometimes it is hard to reign that in becasue if answer to early and you're wrong it gives the other team 4 points." last year, reno high school got second place almost winning that all expenses paid trip to washington, d.c. covering the story, ky sisson, channel 2 news.
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this morning... and after a tough race in iowa....presidential hopefuls are now in new hampshire...we'll tell you what the candidates have planned...after this. "you're watching channel 2 news this morning with john potter,
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jeff martinez's pinpoint 2
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welcome back. presidential candidates are criss-crossing new hampshire...ahead of the first in the nation primary next week. it's a three-way race on the republican side - between ted cruz, donald trump and marco rubio. on the democratic side... hillary clinton is campaigning hard after her razor-thin victory over bernie sanders. weijia jiang has the latest from windham, new hampshire. -nats- donald trump took to the campaign trail in milford, new hampshire tuesday...brushing off his second place standing in iowa...and downplaying marco rubio's third place finish: he comes in third, i come in
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unbelievable night, rubio outperformed expectations in the hawkeye state...finishing just one percentage point behind trump, the new hampshire favorite: we cant just win with the people have now -nats/cruz the florida senator is now positioning himself as the alternative to trump and first place iowa finisher ted cruz. with the first-in-the-nation primary here in new hampshire less than a week away - candidates on both sides are flooding the state in an effort to sway voters. while some have already made up their minds: everything that ted cruz believes in he acts on others remain undecided: i'm going to be going to a lot of town halls and looking at candidates
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iowa by a razor thin margin - hillary clinton has come into new hampshire as the underdog.trailing sanders by 18 points: i hope you will choose with both your heart and your mind we're going to go after state after state after state both candidates could face each other in a possible debate here tomorrow. weijia jiang cbs news windham, new hampshire. breaking news this morning. rand paul has suspended his presidential campaign. in an email to supporters, paul said: although, today i will suspend my campaign for president, the fight is far from over. this comes just days after mike huckabee and martin o malley ended their bids monday.
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meteorologist jeff martinez will have your pinpoint 2 forecast after the break. "channel 2 news continues with
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pinpoint 2 forecast, broadcast certified by the american meteorological society!" mostly cloudy this wednesday with a few scattered snow & rain showers by the afternoon. the sierra could see a few inches of snow by this afternoon and evening, making travel
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showers will move through the valleys this afternoon and evening with little or no accumulations. dry weather takes us through the weekend with highs warming into the 50s! still to come on channel 2 news
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uber's logo is getting a makeover...we'll show you how this ridesharing company plans to revamp their look...after the
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the world a president has to grapple with. sometimes you can't even imagine. that's the job. and she's the one who's proven she can get it done. ...securing a massive reduction in nuclear weapons... ...standing up against the abuse of women...
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...expanding benefits for the national guard... ...and winning health care for 8 million children... the presidency is the toughest job in the world and she's the one who'll make a real difference for you. i'm hillary clinton and i approved this message. welcome back. this morning in money watch...united airlines is going back to an old policy...families with small
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get to board the airplane first. starting february 15th, parents with kids age two or younger can pre-board united airlines flights -- right after passengers with disabilities and active military personnel in uniform. united dropped that early- boarding policy in 2012. they were trying to simplify the boarding process....but united says going back to the old policy is the right thing to do. the ridesharing company-- uber, is getting a makeover. this is the company's new logo-- instead of the stylized white and black 'u'... the new design features an image the company calls the atom and bit. uber's co-founder and c-e-o says they're trying to bring out the human-side of uber...by highlighting it as a transportation network. the new logo will be used worldwide -- with a different color scheme in each of the 68
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the company operates. time to check out our roadways with r-j in the more f-m traffic center... motorist assist in reno 580 nb at exit 61 that's the s. virginia exit, use caution. we do have chain controls on small portion of mt. rose highway in the higher elevations. coming up on channel 2 news this
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this morning a woman is in the hospital after she hit a concrete overpass on kietzke lane and rolled her pick-up. crews had to block traffic there overnight. and an online service that began here in reno reached a huge milestone yesterday. we spoke with the founder about how the service works and why millions of americans have used the technology. and local high students are heading to las vegas... to compete for a spot in the national science bowl. ky sisson is live in the newsroom to show us how these bright teenagers are getting ready for their big event. these stories top your news right now at 4:30 a-m. today is wednesday, february 3, 20-16. good morning, i'm john potter. and i'm andi guevara. thanks for starting your day with channel 2
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let's start with a quick look at the forecast with meteorologist jeff martinez. mostly cloudy this wednesday with a few scattered snow & rain showers by the afternoon. the sierra could see a few inches of snow by this afternoon and accumulations. dry weather takes us through the weekend with highs warming into the 50s! thanks jeff. new this morning... both northbound lanes of kietzke lane near i-80 were closed for a few hours last night... after a driver struck a concrete overpass and rolled her pick- up. the crash happened around 10-15... on kietzke lane near the i-80 overpass. sparks police say the driver struck a concrete railway overpass and rolled her s-u-v. remsa was on scene... and transported the driver to a local hospital for non-life threatening injuries. sparks police are investigating whether alcohol was a factor in the crash.
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turning to crime beat... carson city police arrested a man they say fled the scene of a fatal hit and run crash last week. it began when emergency crews were called out on reports a man fainted on the side of the street last wednesday night at hwy 50 east and brown street in carson city. they found the victim... 52-year- old gustova garcia-valdes... unconscious. deputies then got a tip that he was the victim of a hit and run... and that the driver of that vehicle was 37- year-old juan pablo rios. investigators say rios told others he was involved in the crash. garcia-valdes died from his injuries two days after the hit and run. yesterday the justice court in carson issued a warrant for rios' arrest.... and he was taken into custody, charged with "failure to stop at the scene of an accident involving personal injury or death." his bail is 50 thousand dollars. and an online service that began right here in reno... is
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alert i-d... an online crime and safety notification system... hit 500 million alerts sent out to users yesterday. here's how it works... you type in your address... and these icons will pop-up... representing crimes... sex offenders... or things like car accidents and fires in the area. it's a free service... with millions of users nationwide. the founder says... it's basically a virtual neighborhood watch. keli: "people really love knowing what is going on really close to them, around their home. you feel like you have kind of the inside scoop, you know, 'oh, there was a car break-in around the corner...'" to check out alert id for yourself... just head to k-t-v-n- dot-com... we have a link for you there. let's check in with meteorologist jeff martinez for a first look at the weather.
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mostly cloudy this wednesday with a few scattered snow & rain showers by the afternoon. the sierra could see a few inches of snow by this afternoon and evening, making travel difficult. a few rain and snow showers will move through the valleys this afternoon and evening with little or no accumulations. dry weather takes us through the weekend with highs
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three local high schools-- the davidson academy, coral acadaemy, and reno high school will be competing in the regional science bowl competition with high hopes of heading to nationals in washington dc this spring. ky caught up with some of the whiz kids from the reno high school science squad and joins us live in the newsroom. good morning ky. good morning!
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in las vegas this weekend and the local high schoolers headed down to compete are arguably some of the smartest kids in northern nevada. more than thirty teams from california, utha, and nevada, will be buzzing in to answer the pretty difficult math and science questions and quickly! these reno high students have been studying up--each with their own subject specialty-- a strategy they say is key to winning. ohidul mujumder- "no one person can learn all this stuff so we want everybody to have a different expertise and have a different thing that they are good at." mr. aaron shoolroy--teache r and science bowl coach has been to a few of these competitions as both an advisor and when he was a student at reno high school 22 years ago. he said this year's team is especially quick on that buzzer saying quote "they're animals" when it comes to answering quick. aaron shoolroy- "last year i kind of held them back last year because i was a little bit worried. two espeically are
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fast, can be an advantage to us this year." last year, reno high school got second place almost winning last year, reno high school got second place almost winning that all expenses paid trip to washington, d.c. covering the story, ky sisson, channel 2 news. coming up on channel 2 news this morning... but first...
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we have a remarkable story...a mother and her daughter are story...a mother and her daughter are reunited after spending 82 years apart...we'll tell you more...after the break. "you're watching channel 2 news this morning with john potter, andi guevara and meteorologist jeff martinez's pinpoint 2 forecast!" the couple... who wants grass-fed beef that doesn't eat too much of their paychecks. the cash-strapped college student who simply wants organic and local produce. the parents...who may not have a healthy budget, but still make sure their children eat healthy. you inspire us to do everything we do...
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welcome back. time for take 2... stories we think are worth a second look. an artist in texas... who also happens to be a mom... has come up with a very personal keepsake. she's developed a method for culturing pearls... out of breast milk. boudreaux takes real breast milk, adds preservatives, and then lets it sit in a refrigerator from there she can add designs, color, even sparkles. a top coat resin hardens and protects the precious milk. boudreaux says she debuted her breast milk pearls in a small facebook group for mothers. she says they responded very well, and the orders just
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for many, her jewelry is a little strange... but for the hundreds of women who have bought the pieces it's therapuetic. boudreaux's facebook page is filled with messages and thank yous from mothers who have had trouble breastfeeding... some dealing with post-partum depression. an extraordinary reunion took place recently in upstate new york. a 96-year-old woman... was reunited with her long-lost daughter, after being apart 82 years lena pierce was 14 when she gave birth to a little girl.. in a new york state hospital. and six months later... the state took away her child. the baby girl, named eva may... grew up on long island. her adoptive parents renamed her betty... and cared for her for years.
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searching for her birth mother through ancestry.com, and a call placed to the utica hospital where she was born in... before finding her birth certificate, and her mother's name. 82 years after being seperated, the mother and daughter reunited... and say they will of course continue their relationship. still to come on channel 2 news this morning... meteorologist jeff martinez will have your pinpoint 2 forecast
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"channel 2 news continues with meteorologist jeff martinez's pinpoint 2 forecast, broadcast certified by the american meteorological society!" mostly cloudy this wednesday with a few scattered snow & rain showers by the afternoon. the sierra could see a few inches of snow by this afternoon and evening, making travel difficult. a few rain and snow showers will move through the valleys this afternoon and evening with little or no accumulations. dry weather takes us
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breaking news this morning. rand paul has suspended his presidential campaign. in an email to supporters, paul said: although, today i will suspend my campaign for president, the fight is far from over. this comes just days after mike ended their bids tuesday. let's check in with the c-b-s
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welcome back. let's take a look at some news making headlines around the nation right now. first, presidential candidates continue to criss-cross the
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are evaluating the first known case of zika virus transmitted in the u-s. the person likely contracted the virus through sex with an infected person who had traveled to venezuela. zika virus is thought to be spread by mosquitoes...and has been linked to a rare birth defect in thousands of babies...mostly in south america. and, parts of the south are bracing for more severe weather ... just a day after being hit by storms and tornadoes. mississippi and alabama suffered extensive damage yesterday... as twisters tore apart homes and
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weather system buried parts of the great plains under heavy snow...creating a mess for travelers. coming up next... we'll have your traffic, weather and news right now as you head out the
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superbowl 50 - right here on channel 2 - the countown is on! our sport team brings you more from santa clara. plus, the big
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biggest pizza purchasing days of . here's your news right now as you head out the door... let's get one final look at our roadways with r-j in the more f-m traffic center... no accidents or incidents to report. we do have chain controls on small portion of mt. rose highway in the higher elevations. mostly cloudy this wednesday with a few scattered snow & rain showers by the afternoon. the sierra could see a few inches of
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evening, making travel difficult. a few rain and snow showers will move through the valleys this afternoon and evening with little or no accumulations. dry weather takes us through the weekend with highs warming into the 50s! stay informed by listening to our radio partners on any of these reno media group stations. and you can always get the
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